from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A listener; specifically, one who practises auscultation.
  • noun An instrument used in listening to the sounds within the thorax; a stethoscope.
  • noun In Germany, a member of a college of officials who attends its sessions as a student but is not entitled to a vote; specifically, in Prussia, before 1869, one who had passed the first examination and begun his judicial career at a college of judges. See referendar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who practices auscultation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who practices auscultation.


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  • JM is not a willing auscultator in confined spaces.

    May 20, 2011